UK - Schroder Investment Management claims companies have trimmed the excesses of the bubble years and are now lean and competitive.
It believes companies are now better placed to withstand further shocks in demand and will not have to cut back on either inventories or investment as a result.
Schroders said while companies had not fully completed repairs to their balance sheets, their level of debt compared to their income had been slashed.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and Labour MP Stephen Kinnock and will listen to the experiences of steelworkers when transferring their pensions away from the British Steel Pension Scheme (BSPS) next week in Port Talbot.
Just Group has acquired a 75% stake in the holding company of Corinthian Pension Consulting in a bid to strengthen its professional defined benefit (DB) advisory services.
The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has exercised its production order power under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 for the very first time as part of a fraud investigation.
The ITN Limited Pension Scheme has named Trafalgar House as its administrator for an initial term of five years.